• Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)

    Common NameIndian Roller
    French NameRollier indien
    German NameBengalenracke
    Hindi/Local NameNeel-Kanth
    Spanish NameCarraca india
    Local Name in Dialect
    Size33 cm.
    Local StatusResident, very common
    FamilyRollers (Coraciidae)

    About the Bird

    The Indian Roller is a bird which is quite common all over India. It is also known as Blue Jay! It is the State bird of Karnataka state.

    Global Status

    Not globally threatened.

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